Baule Standing Female Figure, Ivory Coast, standing on a rounded base, bent legs supporting an elongated torso with hands to the abdomen, pointed breasts below an elongated neck, above, an oval face which has protruding lips, and large eyes, with a complex incised crested coiffure, decorated at the torso, back, neck, and face with raised scarification, an overall rich brown patina, mounted on wood base, ht. 13 in.
Provenance: Private collection, Wisconsin; Galerie Olivier Larroque, Nimes, France; private French colonial collection, collected in situ before 1948.
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